packaging and binary incompatibility coming from the compiler
aph at redhat.com
Tue Apr 17 08:38:31 UTC 2007
Patrice Dumas writes:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 09:23:46AM +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
> > Patrice Dumas writes:
> > >
> > > Sometimes changes in the compiler leads to binary incompatibility. How
> > > to deal with these kind of incompatibilitites? I don't think that using
> > > the soname for those kind of incompatibilities is right, are there other
> > > technniques?
> > The soname is the right way to do it. Why do you believe otherwise?
> It seemed to me that the soname was used to track the ABI compatibility
> issues arising from changes in the library.
> This means using the upstream soname scheme (at least when it is
> not broken).
That's right. So what is the problem you want to solve?
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